VOLKSWAGEN TIGUAN 2019 – EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

Make : VOLKSWAGEN Model : TIGUAN Year : 2019
Build Dates : 2018-12-21 – 2019-01-03
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 19V241000
Date Owner’s Notified: 2019-04-16 Date Received by ODI: 2019-03-27 Date Added to Database: 2019-03-28
Manufacturers Involved: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Manufacturer’s Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 01D2
Component: EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 8
Summary:
      Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. “Volkswagen” is recalling certain 2019 Tiguan LWB vehicles. The tire information label contains inaccurate tire dimension and inflation pressure specifications. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard “FMVSS” number 110, “Tire Selection and Rims.”
Consequence:
      The incorrect specifications can result in improper tire inflations or to installing a tire of the wrong size on the vehicle. Either of these situations can increase the risk of a vehicle crash.
Remedy:
      Volkswagen has notified owners, and dealers will install a corrected tire information label, free of charge. The recall began April 16, 2019. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen’s number for this recall is 01D2.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 110
Notes:
      Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 ‘TTY 1-800-424-9153’, or go to www.safercar.gov.
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